Making Sense of Interventions for Children with Developmental Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
In this book, aimed at both parents and professionals, the authors discuss the non-evidence-based interventions that proliferate in the fields of children's speech, language, literacy, fluency, voice, communication, attention, cognition, working memory, behaviour and social connectedness. They explore the science - or lack thereof - behind the interventions and suggest evidence-based alternatives that enjoy stronger scientific support. The authors approach their topic with a deep understanding of, and empathy for, the parents and professionals who are doubtful about conventional treatments, disappointed with the practitioners associated with them, and attracted to controversial interventions.
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Incredibly detailed and understandable book. A must in any psychologist, occupational therapist or speech therapist's library. Don't get caught recommending shoddy unreliable treatments.